Join Heidi on her move to BricsCAD
“Getting Started with BricsCAD by Heidi Hewett is a fun and easy read that will change your CAD life!” – Ted Rossdale
Find out what Heidi thought of BricsCAD the first time she saw it. Spoiler alert: she loved it.
So first things first: ‘How do I download BricsCAD’? Don’t panic, it’s easy, go through the process step by step. Don’t need the guide? Then head straight over to the download page and download the free 30-day trial and get started with BricsCAD today.
Get to know the welcome screen. Find out what all the buttons and dialogs mean. There’s also hints on how to access tutorials to get you moving quickly.
Want to know where everything is, what it does and how to move them around to best fit your working style? Then you’ll be pleased to find that it’s easy to learn BricsCAD, thanks to its familiar working environment. You will be up and running in no time.
Take a closer look at familiar methods for launching a command. And, more importantly, get acquainted with a powerful new method available only in BricsCAD! You don’t want to miss this!
Learn how to use trial levels in BricsCAD. Find out how to use the free, 30-day trial to find the version of BricsCAD that’s right for you.
Now you’ve got the interface down, you might want to delve into a weird and wonderful world of workspaces.
The part we’ve all been waiting for! Finally, let’s get started with some drawing! Look at 2D commands; lines, rectangles, arcs, circles, polygons, hatches, boundaries, centerlines, etc. etc.
Look at some of the settings that control entities once they are created. Learn how to make BricsCAD’s extensive settings work for you.
Explore drawing entities that depend on styles: Multilines, Text, Mtext, Dimensions, Multileader, and Tables, just to name a few.
Confused as to how BricsCAD licensing works? You won’t be by the end of this article.
Review familiar methods to define and insert blocks. And, uncover new tools to manage them. If you’re hungry for more then why not learn about the difference between dynamic block and parametric blocks?
Learn BricsCAD’s tools for attaching and managing external references.
Take an exciting tour of the tools to manage layers and linetypes.
BricsCAD offers multiple ways to edit entities. Some of the most common methods are with the Properties panel, grips, and the Quad.
The manipulation tools let you modify entities in the context of the rest of the drawing. Typical examples include Move, Copy, and Rotate. Plus, get to know the Manipulator.
Explore selection methods. Be sure and stick around until the end, that’s when it gets really exciting!
Delve deeper into Drawing Explorer to see all it has to offer.
Now you’re getting comfortable with BricsCAD, find out how you can use the settings to optimize your BricsCAD learning experience.
Tips to help you get the most from BricsCAD. Plus links to further training documentation.